Plant Care Cleomella arborea

Cleomella arborea


Cleomella arborea

How to care for Cleomella arborea


How often to water your Cleomella arborea

Water needs for Cleomella arborea
0.5 cups
every 9

Cleomella arborea needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Los Angeles, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Cleomella arborea in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

59% Medium

Growing Cleomella arborea in Los Angeles right now

Light needs for plant Cleomella arborea in Los Angeles, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 28th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Los Angeles is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Cleomella arborea in Los Angeles, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 24.2% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

Los Angeles is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Los Angeles is expected to decrease by 24.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Cleomella arborea in Los Angeles, California

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

November 28th, 2021

This month, Los Angeles is getting an average of 10.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of …

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Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cleomella arborea: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Cleomella arborea may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth..️

Los Angeles, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Cleomella arborea

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cleomella arborea: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cleomella arborea after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Cleomella arborea

Cleomella arborea

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Los Angeles, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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